To: Canadian Business Community
We are pleased to disseminate the following trade information with special interest to Sri Lanka exporters participation in the renowned SIAL CANADA 2016 Trade Only Show in Montreal from April 13th to 15th.
Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) , in collaboration with Sri Lanka High Commission, Ottawa and Consulate General in Toronto is organizing Sri Lanka national participation at SIAL Canada 2016, to be held in Montreal Convention Center, 1001 Place Jean-Paul-Riopelle, Montréal, QC H2Z 1H5, from 13th to 15th April 2016. According to the EDB, 09 Sri Lankan companies are expected to promote food and beverage sector products from Sri Lanka in the national pavilion.
CSLBC is facilitating the promotion of this event among the business community in Canada, invite interested parties to visit the pavilion in order to establish business connectivity in support of further promoting the existing cordial bilateral links between Canada and Sri Lanka.
During the past few years, consequent to the ongoing promotional efforts, Sri Lankan export volume to Canada has been able to gain constant growth year on year basis, reaching highest export level ever recorded in year 2015, thereby registering a balance of trade in favor of Sri Lanka. It was observed that the export growth in the food sector has also been instrumental in achieving this export growth.
Considering importance attached to promoting this sector as well as facilitation in diversification of export product sectors, Sri Lanka national participation at the SIAL Canada is expected play a key role and related promotion will be of immense support in maintaining the current export growth momentum. The Trade Facilitation Office (TFO) Canada, consequent to the MOU signed in 2015, is to extend promotional facilitation to the Sri Lankan exhibitors who are participating at the SIAL Canada 2016.
Sri Lanka national pavilion will be located in Booth numbers; 2659, 2661, 2665, 2667, 2669.
We are posting herewith the list of Sri Lankan exporters who are expected to represent at the national participation.